Culpeper Crime News
On June 6 at approximately 10 a.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single family home located in the 6200 block of Hollow Glen Court in Gainesville. The resident was alerted to the growing fire in the garage by a smoke detector which activated throughout the house.
The Prince William County Police Department has released its 2013 Crime Statistics. Police Chief Stephan Hudson announced a 4.13 percent decrease in index crimes. The overall crime rate for 2013 (the number of crimes per 1,000 residents) is 16.14 and is at a 15-year low.
On May 31 the Prince William County Department of Fire & Rescue will hold a Safety Car Seat Check at the Chesterbrook Academy, 12960 Troupe St. in Woodbridge, from 10 a.m. to noon. The Department of Fire & Rescue is one of the largest providers of this free service in the Commonwealth.
Officer Aaron Lintz was off duty and traveling in his personal vehicle in Manassas Park one evening when he noticed a plume of gray smoke on the horizon. Being familiar with the area he knew the smoke was not originating from an industrial location and decided to investigate further. As he drew closer he noticed the smoke changed colors. He discovered a residence with an attached garage on fire and a group of people standing in front of the home.
A Gainesville woman has died from injuries sustained in a crash several days ago. Virginia State Police just released the following statement: